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Successful Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 across the globe

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2020 – From January 5-12, the highly-anticipated Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 events were successfully held across all five Continental Confederations with packed stadiums, exceptional broadcasting technology, and spectacular performances bringing the best of volleyball to fans all over the world.

Women's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 - Results

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 13, 2020 - From January 5 to 12, the Women's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 was held in Cameroon, Thailand, the Netherlands, the Dominican Republic and Colombia.

Turkey, Dominican Republic, Korea complete Women's Tokyo 2020 lineup

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 12, 2020 - Turkey defeated Germany, Korea outplayed Thailand and the Dominican Republic dominated Puerto Rico to become the last teams to make the women's volleyball tournament of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, grabbing the continental tickets at the Europe, Asia and North & Central America and Caribbean continental qualifiers Sunday evening.

Last three tickets for Tokyo 2020 coming up now

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 11, 2020 - Germany and Turkey in Europe, Thailand and Korea in Asia, battle it out for two more tickets to the women's volleyball tournament of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, after all won their semifinals at the qualifiers Saturday evening, while the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico play the decider for North and Central America and the Caribbean.

Turkey outlast Belgium to set up Europe semis in Tokyo 2020 qualifier

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 10, 2020 - Semifinals are set in Europe as the continental qualifiers for the women's volleyball tournament of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games continued Friday, with Poland set to meet Turkey and Germany to take on the Netherlands on Saturday, while The favourites in North & Central America and the Caribbean (NORCECA) very narrowly avoided huge upsets.

Argentina, Kenya Tokyo-bound with first of week's continental Olympic tickets

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 9, 2020 - Argentina and Kenya picked up the South America and Africa tickets to the women's volleyball tournament of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, while in Europe Poland and Germany joined the Netherlands in the top four and in Asia the semifinal matchups were confirmed after Thursday's action in Olympic qualification tournaments across the world.

Dutch through to semis, Germans close in, at Europe Tokyo 2020 qualifiers

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 8, 2020 - The Netherlands clinched a semifinal spots while Germany closed in on another and Turkey stayed alive in Europe; Korea and Kazakhstan secured their their semifinals berths in Asia; it's down to Colombia v Argentina in South America; and Cameroon retained just a very faint glimmer of hope in Africa, as the continental qualifiers for the last remaining berths to the women's volleyball tournament of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games continued on Wednesday across the world.

Ortmann: We did a good job with block defence

Apeldoorn, Netherlands, January 8, 2020 - Germany claimed a close four-set victory against Belgium 3-1 (33-31, 26-24, 24-26, 25-22) at the CEV Women's Tokyo Volleyball Qualification tournament in Apeldoorn.

Dutch, Poles, Germans open European race for Tokyo 2020 with wins

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 7, 2020 - The Netherlands, Poland and Germany all scored convincing wins on the opening day of the European qualifiers for the women's volleyball tournament of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, while in Asia favourites Thailand and Korea; in South America Argentina and Peru also opened their campaigns with solid wins; and in Africa Kenya are now with one foot in the Olympics.

2020 opens with Olympic qualifying volleyball extravaganza

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 3, 2020 - The New Year begins with a bang just a few days into 2020, as action picks up across the globe with the last five tickets to the women's volleyball tournament of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics coming up for grabs.

2019 Review: Brazil, China, Italy, Russia, Serbia, USA book first tickets to Tokyo 2020

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 23, 2019 – In early August 2019, six women’s national teams from four different continents - Brazil, China, Italy, Russia, Serbia and USA – booked the first tickets to the volleyball tournament of the 2020 Olympic Games to join hosts Japan from July 24 through August 9 in Tokyo.

Excitement builds on final stretch to Tokyo 2020

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 13, 2019 - The 2019 FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships closed the FIVB season last weekend, but 2020 is just around the corner and the new year begins with a bang, as the last remaining tickets to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games come up for grabs, starting from January 5.

Last stop on Road to Tokyo 2020 all set up

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 8, 2019 - The last ten tickets (five per gender) for the volleyball tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be punched in January at the continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification tournaments - and these tournaments are now all set and confirmed.

Dominique Baeyens back in charge of Belgian Red Dragons

Brussels, Belgium, November 6, 2019 - After a summer in charge of the Belgian national men’s team, Brecht Van Kerckhove has stepped down as head coach. Former head coach and Belgian coaching legend Dominique Baeyens will take over for the European continental qualification tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Berlin in January.

Giovanni Caprara to lead Dutch women’s team

Utrecht, Netherlands, November 5, 2019 - Giovanni Caprara is the new head coach of the Dutch women’s volleyball team. The 56-year-old Italian was presented on Monday afternoon at the Nevobo headquarters in Utrecht. Caprara and his team will start their preparations for the Olympic qualification tournament in Apeldoorn in January on December 27. The Netherlands will have to win the tournament in Apeldoorn to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Sloetjes hopes Netherlands get vibe back for Olympic qualifiers

Hamamatsu, Japan, September 17, 2019 – Superstar opposite Lonneke Sloetjes is currently competing with her national team – the Netherlands – in the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Cup and she is hoping that the tournament will help them prepare for the Continental Olympic Qualification Tournament in January 2020.

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